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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: /usr/bin/openoffice.org
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 16:38:01 GMT
On Fri, 2012-01-06 at 17:05 +0100, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote:
> > I think we want have a good relation to them and we should potentially
> > send a friendly reminder that we see a problem here.
> > As a user I would expect that I get the latest OOo 3.3 version. And in
> > the future we would like to use it to get an AOO with some explanation.
> 
> Sure. However, Ubuntu and the vast majority of distributions always 
> shipped ooo-build calling it OpenOffice.org, and it is reasonable that 
> when ooo-build became LibreOffice (thus a fork instead of a patchset) 
> they decided to minimize the effect of the name change.
> 
> But now it would make sense that the "openoffice"/"openoffice.org" 
> namespace is left free for Apache OpenOffice.

Although I understand how that happened, I'm sorry to say that I don't
see how anyone can construe it to be anything more then a case of 'bait
and switch'.

//drew

> 
> Regards,
>    Andrea.
> 



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